Shady Love

“Shady Love” is a song by American pop band Scissor Sisters which features front-man Jake Shears’ pseudonym Krystal Pepsy and uncredited vocals from Harlem rapper Azealia Banks. The song was set for release in the United Kingdom on February 12, 2012[1] as the lead single from the band’s fourth studio album (2012), but the release was cancelled for unconfirmed reasons.[1] The track was written by frontman Jake Shears, Azealia Banks and was produced by Alex Ridha (who also co-wrote the song).[2] “Shady Love” received its first play on January 2 by BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac[3] and was met with positive reviews, including NME who described it as “the first big hit of 2012”.[3]

The band did release the song as a 12-inch single, but to 300 of their Twitter and Facebook fans.[4]

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